Named after local landowner Thomas Rankin, our borough specialized in manufacturing steel and wire goods during the early 20th century. Rankin is a mere 10 miles south of downtown Pittsburgh and is located within Allegheny County along the Monongahela River. The area’s most known landmark is the George Rankin Jr. Memorial Bridge. Approximately 0.5 square miles in area, Rankin is home to several charming businesses.
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The Rankin Christian Center is a non-profit, faith based community social service agency, primarily focusing on serving the underserved communities in the Mon Valley of Allegheny County. Our agency houses program services for at-risk individuals from birth to senior citizens. Through our comprehensive network of service delivery we provide a holistic approach to individuals and families, enhancing their opportunities to develop physically, mentally and spiritually - thereby allowing us the opportunity to positively impact the future of those we serve, and ultimately our region.Read More
230 3rd Ave, Rankin, PA 15104
Food, Restaurant, Dine-in, Take-out, Lounge
Emil's Lounge is known for having the area’s best fish sandwich. Owner Krissy Kochis describes Emil’s as "Good hunky American food”, and the foodies seem to agree. Visitors come from miles away to sample their fish which is dipped in a secret batter and the succulent Reuben sandwich that is piled high with corned beef.
Recreation, Computers, Activities, Daycare
The Rankin Christian Center is a non-profit, faith based community social service agency, primarily focusing on serving the underserved communities in the Mon Valley of Allegheny County. The agency houses program services to at-risk individuals from birth to senior citizens.
National Historical Structure, Industrial Tour, Landmark
Rivers of Steel National Heritage Area operates tours of the Carrie Blast Furnaces at the former U. S. Steel Homestead Works. Tours take visitors through the iron-making process and include the famous 40' "Deer Head" crafted entirely of materials found on the site.
The Rankin Promise Program is an alternative education program for students within the district who have demonstrated at-risk behaviors. The program features a full academic curriculum identical to courses used within our district's other schools.